The menopause means you can’t get pregnant, right? But the idea that you can’t get pregnant while the menopause is happening isn’t entirely true.
Loss of libido during the menopause is common and can affect 20-40 per cent of women. Unfortunately, it can be one of the most difficult symptoms to manage and is caused by a mix of psychological, physical and hormonal factors.
Vaginal dryness can be a real pain in the…. well, you know where and it is a common symptom of the menopause. Changes to our hormone levels are to blame for vaginal dryness, particularly the reduction in oestradiol, a type of oestrogen, during both perimenopause and post-menopause.
Some women experience a drop in libido, either in the short or long term, during the menopause. What's normal? And what can you do about it?
In general, the menopause, its effects and symptoms are rarely discussed within a professional context. We carried out a study to gain insight and statistics about the menopause in the workplace.